PTDC Motel, Ziarat (Balochistan) Tel: (0825) 415248 Fax: 560320
Famous for the second largest Juniper Forest in the world and only 3 hours drive from Quetta, lies Ziarat. Along the 133 km drive to Ziarat, one gets a glimpse of the rugged topography of Baluchistan province, broken by visions of green orchards. Situated at a height of 2449 meters, the Ziarat valley remains snowbound during the winter.
The PTDC Motel is situated in the heart of this picturesque town. Its rooms, comprising both comfortable huts and blocks, overlook the lawns. Its restaurant caters to both local and western tastes, special Baluchi delicacy ‘Sajji’, is available on request. The Motel also offers Rent-a-Car, Satellite TV, Telephone, Fax and Laundry services.
Places of local interest including the Ziarat Residency, where the Quaid-I-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Father of the Nation, spent his last days. ‘Prospect Point’, from where the entire valley can be viewed in all its splendor and Sandemn Tangi are places worth visiting.